Once a County Durham business has fully completed a Masterclass they may be able to access a grant of up to £2800 towards a Business Improvement Project that will implement changes in the their business.

Grant offer:

Eligible businesses could receive up to 35% funding towards a project costing between £500 (up to £175 grant) and £8,000 (up to £2800 grant) excluding VAT.

Eligible Projects:

Use of External Expertise to assist with business growth planning or developing specific core areas of the business – marketing, processes, finance, products or people. Popular projects include expansion planning, web design or development, marketing/brand design, introducing quality management systems, marketing strategy development and product development. Please ask us if you are unsure if your project may be eligible - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

How to take advantage of this unique offer

Talk to the NBSL Adviser at the Masterclass or Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. - if you're eligible for the additional support, we'll need you to tell us about the project you have in mind and supply a quote from your chosen provider.

No decision required prior to attending the Masterclass - We’ll tell you more about this at the Masterclass

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Register your business as an NBSL provider and stay up to date with the latest funding information.

If you provide business support services like marketing, business planning, human resources or financial planning find out how you could register with us to offer a grant of up to £2800 to your clients for work that you do for them.

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